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3 Ways You Can Coach Your Highest Performer (Even If They Don’t Think They Need It…)

Every manager knows that all employees are not created equally. There are your highest performers, those who are self-motivated, goal-driven and on top of their game, the employees that need a lot more help, and those in between. (more…)

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3 Ways Managers Give Bad News In The Right Way

Nobody likes to give bad news; however, the job of a manager doesn’t often leave other choices. Leaders must be able to provide negative feedback to allow an employee the chance to improve, lay someone off if there are budget constraints or share the need…

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3 Telltale Signs That You Need To Be Delegating Your Work More

The whole purpose of having a hierarchy (managers and lower-level employees) at the office is so leaders can have help in getting work done. One of the most essential tasks of any successful leader is the ability to delegate. (more…)

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Is Emotional Intelligence Just A Buzzword, Or Do All Managers Need It?

When interviewing possible managers to fill an empty position, leaders often assess a person’s overall intelligence (such as their IQ levels) and their industry-specific intelligence. However, many fail to screen for one vital aspect of their acumen – emotional intelligence. (more…)

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The Top 3 Blogs You Should Be Reading About Employee Motivation

The next time you reach for your phone, consider doing something productive when you search the web other than checking your social media account. If you are a manager, subscribe to the following 3 blogs to learn more about motivating your team players to succeed.…

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3 Ways To Demotivate & Alienate Your Staff

With leaders today being aware that having engaged staff members is vitally important, there are a multitude of articles about how to encourage engagement. (more…)

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2 Ways You Engage Your Team When Telling Them A Story

When trying to get a message across to your team, there is no better way of doing so than to tell them a story. Storytelling captures your audience’s attention and emotions, leaving them feeling motivated. (more…)

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3 Ways To Look Natural When Motivating Your Team (Without Being Cringey!)

One of the manager’s most important tasks is to motivate their team on a daily basis. Regardless of how hard the leader works, if the team is slacking off, productivity will be down. (more…)

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3 Surefire Ways To Reduce Employee Turnover

Do you ever feel like your workplace has a revolving door of employees? Do you consistently place job adverts and feel like you can’t hold on to your staff long enough to get them past the trial period? (more…)

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3 Ways To Prepare For A Mediation Session With Your Team

A conflict at work is inevitable at one time or another. Whether it is between yourself and another employee or between other colleagues, different attitudes and opinions mean that a disagreement is bound to come up. (more…)

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3 Ways The Best Managers Can Improve Their Empathy Skills

When trying to improve leadership skills, managers often focus on delegation, communication and time management. However, an important skill that every boss needs to possess in order not only to be respected, but liked, is empathy. (more…)

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3 Tips On Monitoring Work You’ve Delegated (Without Micromanaging!)

All managers have found themselves in a situation where they had assigned work to their team only to get it turned in late or not at all, or receive something completely different than what was needed. You don’t want to micromanage your team and look…

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